Kelvin Chumfwa

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Fide Id8700435
TitleInternational Master
FederationZambia fed
FIDE Elo2251 
Highest 2296 (December 2017)
Live Rating2268 
URS Rating2259 
Born 1986  (Age 32)
 Ranking: World #7155, Africa #90, Zambia #9
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Reti (20%): A07 A05Ruy Lopez (21%): C86 C85 C77 C90 C78 C90
Sicilian defence (15%): B32 B53 B90 B92 B51Queen's pawn (14%): E10 A46 A46 A40
English (8%): A15 A11Sicilian defence (12%): B90 B53 B30 B98 B31
Ruy Lopez (8%): C75 C87 C63 C84Nimzo-Indian (9%): E33 E20 E20
Queen's gambit (6%): D10 D31 D26King's Indian (7%): A48 E81 E76
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #61 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   100%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: -1.044 (details) Endgame blunders: Not available.
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  88.22 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Heroes and Unity Chess Championship Lusaka, Zambia2015.07.051510
Kafue Open Chess Championship Kafue, Zambia2015.05.231130
Capablanca Chess Tournament IM Norm Section Pretoria, South Africa2015.04.292240
Orion Group Open Chess Festival Prestige Section Johannesburg, South Africa2015.04.251730
Zimbabwe International Easter Open Prestige Section Harare, Zimbabwe2015.04.021670
NKWAZI CLOSED Championship Lusaka, Zambia2015.03.082210
National Chess Championship - Open Section Lusaka, Zambia2015.02.132190
Zimbabwe International Chess Open Harare, Zimbabwe2014.12.311810
African Individual Qualifiers Lusaka, Zambia2014.11.222310
Zambia Open Chess Championship Lusaka, Zambia2014.10.22870
Botswana Open International Gaborone, Botswana2014.09.271750
Chess Olympiad Tromso, Norway2014.08.012170
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